What You Need to Know About Urge Surfing

What You Need to Know About Urge Surfing

At Columbus Park, we rely on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to teach our patients mindfulness skills, such as urge surfing, that help them better handle their challenging thoughts, emotions, and urges. Let’s take a closer look at urge surfing, a distress tolerance...
Part 3: DBT for Eating Disorders

Part 3: DBT for Eating Disorders

Eating Disorder Interventions Eating disorders are serious, potentially life-threatening conditions that profoundly impact physical, emotional, and social health. Aggressive, effective intervention, such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is essential to support...
Part 2: DBT for Adolescents

Part 2: DBT for Adolescents

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) is the treatment of choice for teens presenting with multiple, serious behavioral concerns – problems like self-harm, eating disorders, substance use, high-risk...
Part 1: What Is DBT?

Part 1: What Is DBT?

Columbus Park’s Spotlight on DBT Series About Dialectical Behavior Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy designed to decrease emotional reactivity, increase effective coping, and by extension, improve quality of life. It...